L2 l funder's presenation

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L2 l funder's presenation

  1. 1. The Tutor Training and Certification Program 2
  2. 2. <ul><li>30% of elementary students fail to meet provincial academic standard. </li></ul><ul><li>25% of high school students drop-out each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Social isolation, racism, bullying, and school violence. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of support and individualized help. </li></ul>2
  3. 3. <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To train and certify volunteer tutors to help those who are academically at risk, and to do so in a cost effective and easily replicable manner. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Since 2002 L2L has: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implemented program in 30 schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trained 1300 tutors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided 20,000 free tutoring sessions to over 2500 students </li></ul></ul>2
  4. 4. <ul><li>Toronto District School Board (TDSB) </li></ul><ul><li>Westview/York University Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Working Women Community Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Cranberry Youth Project (Collingwood) </li></ul>2
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tutors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended and selected by teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academically successful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good communication, social and leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Peers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended by teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Struggling academically (‘at-risk”, ESL, extra support) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(Tutors and peers are matched according to needs and personalities.) </li></ul>2
  6. 6. Cross-Panel Communities <ul><li>Gr. 11 Leadership and Peer Support (during class time) </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 9-12 tutors and peers ; community service hours </li></ul><ul><li>School club </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 6-8 tutors and peers </li></ul><ul><li>Gr. 5 & 6 tutors </li></ul><ul><li>- Gr. 1 & 2 peers </li></ul>2 L2L Middle School High School Elementary School Credit Course Peer Tutoring PALS Peer Tutoring Peer Tutoring
  7. 7. 6 Habits of Effective Tutoring 2
  8. 8. <ul><li>Personal Learning Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Styles </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Intelligences </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Interests </li></ul>2
  9. 9. <ul><li>L2L collects and analyses feedback from tutors and teachers: </li></ul><ul><li>80% of students who attend regularly reach the academic standard. </li></ul><ul><li>Friendships and positive relationships made across grades and cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Peers’ self-confidence and participation in class improves. </li></ul><ul><li>L2L PROGRAM WORKS! </li></ul>2
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  11. 11. <ul><li>Student Volunteer Educators (SVE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High school students from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>across the GTA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help develop and organize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L2L program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Veteran Volunteer Educators (VVE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retired educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help L2L connect to new schools </li></ul></ul>2
  12. 12. <ul><li>L2L trains and certifies tutors at NO CHARGE to public schools and students </li></ul><ul><li>Cost of providing one tutoring session to a student in need is $7 </li></ul><ul><li>Costs will decrease as program grows </li></ul>2
  13. 13. <ul><li>L2L supporters will have invested $317, 217 in the program by the end of this year. </li></ul><ul><li>L2L receives funding from foundations, corporations and public subscription. </li></ul><ul><li>Recent contributors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ontario Trillium Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telus Community Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raptors Foundation for Kids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydro One Energy </li></ul></ul>2
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